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     110. Leslie Howard signed agreement regarding the role of "Ashley Wilkes" in Gone With the Wind. (MGM, 1939) Vintage original typed carbon copy 3-page agreement on 8.5 x 11 in. paper dated 27 April 1939 in Culver City, California with Selznick International Pictures, Inc. regarding the role of "Ashley Wilkes" in Gone With the Wind, reads in part: "...we entered into a contract with you whereunder we employed you to portray the role of ASHLEY in our photoplay entitled GONE WITH THE WIND...Said contract may hereinafter be called the ‘Ashley contract’...By the terms of the Ashley contract, we agreed to pay you salary at the rate of $7500.00 per week, with a proviso that you would work the eleventh and twelfth weeks without compensation in addition to that paid you for the first ten weeks. It appears to us now that we may not require your services during the last three working days of the twelfth week, and we, therefore, agree that if such is the case the term of your employment under the Ashley contract...shall end on May 4, 1939..." The agreement continues with details regarding compensation in various scenarios of working on both Gone With the Wind and a second picture, Intermezzo. Boldly signed in black ink, "Leslie Howard" on the second page, countersigned by "Daniel O’Shea", Secretary for Selznick International Pictures, and production manager on Gone With the Wind. Exhibiting age and minor handling. In very good to fine condition. $2,000 - $3,000
111. Clark Gable "Rhett Butler" vest from Gone With the Wind.(MGM, 1939) Vintage original dark gray wool double breasted waistcoat with 2-hip slash pockets, self cover buttons, gray silk back with belted cinch, and interior lined in crème twill. Retaining internal Eddie Schmidt bias label, handwritten, "Clark Gable #20". Exhibiting minor production wear and age. In vintage very good to fine condition. $1,500 - $2,500

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